The Brazil national sevens rugby union team represents Brazil in Rugby sevens at international level. Rugby Sevens has grown in Brazil primary among Rugby Union Players. The country has competitive Male and Female squads. The sport in governed in Brazil by the Brazilian Rugby Confederation.
The Brazilian men's tem finished 7th in 2011 Pan American Games. The team is confirmed to compete in the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Current Squad 
Squad to 2012 USA Sevens:
- Gustavo Barreiros
- Diego Lopez
- Felipe Claro
- Daniel Hubert Gregg
- Rafael Santos Dawailibi
- Erick Cogliandro
- Diogo Borges
- Eduardo Mezzaroba Melotto
- Julian Felipe Menutti
- Elpido Sgobbi Neto
- Tulio Ebram Fiore
IRB Sevens World Series 
The 2012 USA Sevens tournament was the first time Brazil had competed in a World Series event since 2002. Brazil had a disappointing tournament, finishing 0-5. Brazil will be hoping to use the 2012 USA Sevens as a platform to continue to develop and grow Sevens. Brazil fielded the least experienced team in the tournament, with Daniel Hubert Gregg the only Brazilian player with prior World Series experience.
Pool D 
Rugby Union at the Summer Olympic Games 
Rugby Sevens at the Pan American Games 
The Brazilian men's tem finished 7th at the 2011 Pan American Games. The team played well in the first day of pool play, with a win against Chile and a draw against the favored United States. Brazil were unlucky on day two of the tournament, with close losses against Uruguay and Chile, before defeating Guyana 26-7 in the seventh place match.
Brazil qualified for the 2011 Pan American Games by finishing third at the 2011 CONSUR Sevens tournament. Brazil's biggest achievement in the CONSUR tournament was its 7-0 win against Argentina in pool play, marking Brazil's first ever victory against Argentina, in addition to a notable win against Chile.
See also 
- ^ International Rugby Board, Brazil chasing Sevens Olympic dream, Feb. 11, 2012, http://www.irbsevens.com/destination/edition=4/news/newsid=2061226.html#brazil+chasing+sevens+olympic+dream
- ^ HSBC Sevens World Series XIII - Las Vegas 2011-12, Squad Lists with Career Totals, http://www.irbsevens.com/documents/4/IRB7-13-USA-SquadLists.pdf
- ^ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rugby_sevens_at_the_2011_Pan_American_Games
- ^ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2011_CONSUR_Sevens_tournament
- ^ Rugby Word Cup - Argentina 2023, Brazil confirmed to host South American Sevens in 2012 and 2013, Feb. 2, 2012, http://rugbyworldcup-argentina2023.blogspot.com/2012/02/brazil-confirmed-to-host-south-american.html
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